Place of Birth: New Zealand
Place of Residence: Wellington, New Zealand
Date of Birth: 12 August 1957

Background :

Rod began racing in 1994, graduating to a Peugot Clubsport Series in 1996, finishing fifth overall. A highlight has been competing in the Nurburgring 24 hr Touring Car Race in Germany, with a best finish being 5th in a Group N 2.0 litre car. In 1998 driving a BMW M3, Rod's team ran as high as 12th overall before a DNF at 20 hours. In 1998 he entered the South Island Endurance Series, running 2nd overall. His most memorable moment was winning the Schedule S Class in the 1998 AMP Bathurst 1000 with Kevin Bell, which also saw them take a top ten finish in the race.

Titles :

1st 1998 NZ Schedule S 2.0 ltr AMP Bathurst 1000